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Superbooth18: Richard Devine

Yamaha was honored to host electronic music artist and sound designer Richard Devine for multiple performances at Superbooth18 in Berlin, Germany.

Richard brought a very cool modular synth set up and connected it to MONTAGE via MIDI and audio. Check it out for yourself in these videos from the show.

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Artist Profile: Nicholas Semrad

Yamaha Synthesizer Artist, Nicholas Semrad, is keyboard player/sound designer based in LA and NYC

Nick Semrad's has performed and collaborated with such artists as Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Miss Lauryn Hill, Bootsy Collins, Louis Cole (Knower), Bilal, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Meg Mac, Terrace Marting and many others.

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Yamaha Synthesizer Artist Michael Tan’s MONTAGE Video Series!

Check out these nine short and informative series from the fabulous Michael Tan.

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Behind the Synth: Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn, Part 1

Enjoy a scene "behind the synth" with an interview of the incomparable Phil "Bad Mister" Clendeninn.

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MONTAGifying MOTIF: Smooth it Over

Check out how to migrate some of your favorite MOTIF sounds to MONTAGE in this series.

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SYNTHBITS: FROM THE COMMUNITY

Kandace Springs Sings and Plays CP4 Stage

Check out this beautiful version of Robert Flack's "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" performed by Kandace Springs and the CP4 Stage Piano.

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How to Build an FM Kick Drum on reface DX

Let Dr. Mix show you how to build a fat kick drum sound on reface DX in this tasty bit of Synth.

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Nick Semrad and Domi Degalle Impromptu Jam at NAMM 2018

When Nick Semrad left the Yamaha booth with a reface CS asking "do you mind if I borrow this and walk around the show?" - we thought something cool might happen. Enjoy this Synthbits moment from NAMM 2018!

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REQUESTS MONTAGE Firmware 2.5
Hi all Montage users. UPDATE - I reviewed these to see if I still feel the s...
Posted on Saturday, 30 December 2017
CP4 to be replaced soon Bad Mister?
Hello Mr. P. Clendeninn ) I know Yamaha doesn't disclose anything prior to th...
Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018
Use USB midi and 5-pin midi at the same time with
Hi! How do I accomplish this? I want to play both VST and a hardware module...
Posted on Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Tom Furse of UK Rock Band "The Horrors" and reface CP

Tom Furse is the synth and keys man with UK rock band The Horrors.  He graciously invited us into his home to talk gear and show how reface integrates into his ever changing Eurorack system.  

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Manuele Montisanti "My OS" with MONTAGE, CP4 and reface CS!

Synthbits brings you keyboard extraordinaire Manuele Montisanti as he perform his tribute song to MONTAGE OS 1.60 "My OS"!

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A Demonstration of the Legendary Yamaha DX5

It's amazing how fresh the Yamaha DX5 sounds in this sweet bit of synth video from YouTube user CLASSIC VINTAGE!

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